The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
To stimulate the flow of urine and lessen its acidity, thus aiding nature in effecting better elimination
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
after 1931
Reid Drugstore
Keller Company
Physical Description
extract buchu (drug active ingredients)
juniper berries (drug active ingredients)
lithium carbonate (drug active ingredients)
extract asparagus (drug active ingredients)
extract scoparius (drug active ingredients)
extract saw palmetto berries (drug active ingredients)
potassium nitrate (drug active ingredients)
caffeine alkaloid (drug active ingredients)
metal (container material)
overall: 6.4 cm x 4.1 cm x 1.2 cm; 2 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1/2 in
overall: 1 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 4.1275 cm x 6.35 cm x 1.27 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Mechanicsburg
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Kidney & Urinary Drugs
Balm of America
Health & Medicine
Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
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